Baking soda has benefits for nearly all patients and can help kill bacteria and diminish stains. In fact, according to the presentation, baking soda has been shown to shift biofilm toward less pathogenic bacteria, reduce demineralization, increase remineralization, and more!
Internal bleaching has a complicated history that many people, including dental professionals, don’t understand fully. In a recent Q & A, whitening science expert Dr. Rod Kurthy provided a succinct explanation about how internal bleaching works, why it produced some unfortunate outcomes in the past, and how you can safely perform the procedure...
The best way to prevent this type of long-term regression (and to maintain initial whitening results) is to instruct patients to perform periodic at-home whitening maintenance. The KöR Long-Term Maintenance program includes occasional at-home whitening to remove stain and debris, and to prevent chromophores from snapping back together.
With so many crucial products to maintain good oral health, both in the dental practice and at home, wouldn’t it be convenient to purchase them all from one reliable manufacturer? From fluoride varnishes to prophy angles and sealants to toothpaste, Ultradent could be your one-stop shop for oral hygiene and preventive products.
Many patients decide not to have their teeth whitened (even though they’d really like to) because they think it means giving up the coffee, tea, or red wine they love. The logic goes something like this: Why spend time and money on whitening when there’s no way I’m willing to stop having coffee in the morning?